Before he founded the international hydroponic nutrients company Advanced Nutrients, cannabis cultivator and innovator BigMike Straumietis used supplemental digestive enzymes such as lactase, bromelain and amylase to help his body digest food. Enzymes are naturally occurring biocatalysts essential to digestion and decomposition of organic materials. BigMike wondered if similar enzymes could also help his cannabis […]
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Several years ago, I was confused and frustrated by claims and counterclaims about which brand of hydroponic nutrients would grow me the biggest, stickiest buds. I’d inquired about nutrients at hydroponics stores and cannabis expos, talked to other pot growers in person and on internet cultivation forums, and read and reread the likes of High […]
Coco coir is a popular root-zone media for cannabis cultivation that, if not correctly applied, can cause problems for your crop, including harming growth rate, potency, yield — and your bank balance. But if you master the following coco coir facts and hints, you’ll be well on your way to growing high yielding, potent plants […]
As a marijuana grower and marijuana journalist, I frequently visit grow shops to study the hydroponics nutrients products they sell. While it’s true that almost any fertilizer will provide enough nutrition so marijuana plants can complete their life cycle, it’s also true that marijuana plants grow the fastest and produce the heaviest harvests, with the […]
Marijuana plants eat various things so they can produce the buds you love. Your crop consumes photons (light) and carbon dioxide (CO2) through its leaves. Plants consume oxygen, hydrogen and water through their roots. Cannabis also consumes 12 essential fertilizer elements through its roots, which is why the quality and configuration of hydroponics nutrients, soil, […]
Before I started growing my own cannabis, I bought an ounce or two of mids every month, averaging $130 per oz. The mids were brown, dry, popcorn nugs. They had no dank smell. Tasted like burnt leaves. Gave me coughing fits, and hurt my throat. This was the only kind of weed I’d ever smoked […]
I started growing weed two years ago but I’m not an expert marijuana grower yet. I still encounter grow room problems I can’t figure out. I used General Hydroponics 3-part in an individual-pot ebb and flow system when I first started growing. When my pH kept shifting and my marijuana leaves had problems (shown in […]
Here’s a crazy but true fact: cannabis plants are used as living vacuum cleaners that suck radioactivity out of the ground at the Chernobyl nuclear disaster site in Russia. Cannabis is so efficient at sucking in and storing materials that it’s included in a category of plants called “accumulator plants.” But the accumulation power of marijuana plants […]
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